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Deacs eliminated from ACC tournament

With multiple key players sidelined due to COVID-19 and contact tracing, the squad was short-handed in their loss to UVA in the ACC Tournament (Photo courtesy of @WakeMSoccer/Twitter)
The COVID-ridden men's squad fell at the hands of UVA after a fantastic season
November 19, 2020

It was a bizarre way to end a bizarre year. After rolling through the regular season with a 7-1 record, an 18-to-5 advantage in goals scored — good enough for the top seed in the ACC South division —...

U.S. Men’s National Team impressive in friendlies

In matches against Wales and Panama, the national team garnered excitement for the future of American soccer
November 19, 2020

 For the first time since a match back in February against Costa Rica, the United States Men’s National Team returned to the pitch with two friendlies against Wales and Panama. Both matches were...

Deacs continue dominance as playoffs approach

Centerback and sophomore Nico Benalcazar has played a monumental role in the Deacon’s defensive successes this season (Photo courtesy of  Wake Forest Men’s Soccer Twitter)
With less than a week remaining until the ACC tournament, the Demon Deacons are on fire
November 12, 2020

The Wake Forest Men’s Soccer team is peaking at just the right time. With the opening round of the ACC Tournament less than a week away, the Deacs are riding high into the postseason and coming off a...

Wake Forest Men’s Soccer shuts out Clemson

Machop Chol was honored as a senior before the Deacs' win (Photo courtesy of Wake Forest Athletic Communications)
November 5, 2020
The Deacs evened the season series against Clemson with a 2-0 win

Champions League kicks off new season

Amid COVID-19 and rumors of a reshuffle, the Champions League begins
November 5, 2020

Soccer’s premier club competition, the UEFA Champions League, kicked off amid record setting coronavirus cases and the rumored creation of a European Super League, in the mold of the NFL and other American...

Rise in COVID-19 cases plagues European soccer

Cristiano Ronaldo has recently tested positive for COVID-19 (Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
Cristiano Ronaldo was one of the most recent stars to catch the virus
October 22, 2020

As Portugal handily defeated Sweden in a UEFA Nations League match, their star forward and one of the planet’s most famous athletes, Cristiano Ronaldo, sat in the back of an air ambulance as he flew...

Wake Forest Men’s Soccer suffers first loss

The Deacs lost a heartbreaker to Clemson, then bested UNC
October 22, 2020

It was a tale of two endings. Last Tuesday against Clemson, the Wake Forest Men's Soccer team lost a heartbreaker by a score of 2-1 after a late Clemson goal. There would be no heartbreak, though, in Wake...

Men’s Soccer Team continues dominant streak

Men’s Soccer Team continues dominant streak
October 15, 2020

It was raining goals and rain as the top-ranked Wake Forest Men’s Soccer team bested the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) by a score of 3-0 in their only matchup against a non-ACC team this...

Wake men’s soccer rolls over NC State

Wake men's soccer rolls over NC State
October 8, 2020

DJ Khaled would have been the perfect voice to narrate the men’s soccer game at Spry last Saturday night. Another one! Wake Forest scores its second goal of the night. Another one! Make that three for...

Women’s Soccer goes 1-1 over the weekend

Women's Soccer goes 1-1 over the weekend
October 8, 2020

The Wake Forest women’s soccer team has had a shaky first month of games. Its record is 1-3-1, as it lost its first two games to Duke and UNC Chapel Hill. The team tied its third game, a scoreless rematch...

Making the Jump: American stars, European clubs

U.S. men's national team star Christian Pulisic (10) keeps his on the eye ball during a match at Exploria Stadium in 2018.
October 8, 2020

When the final whistle sounded and the small crowd at Trinidad and Tobago’s home stadium celebrated rapturously, the U.S. Men’s National team limped off the field in dumbfounded disgrace. Their dreams,...

Wake Forest men’s soccer cruises in season opener

Wake Forest men’s soccer cruises in season opener
October 1, 2020

Well, that was fast. The Wake Forest Men’s Soccer team, the preseason number one team in the country, wasted no time getting on the scoreboard in their first game of the regular season. After scoring...

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